Tierney Sadler - Guest blogger
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Tierney Sadler

Tierney Sadler is an author, copywriter and long-time Fairfax County resident and enthusiast. She lives in Alexandria with her two dogs, Mystic and Bodhi.

Haunted Places & Urban Legends in Fairfax County

Legend has it that, each October, the veil between this world and the spirit world grows thinner leading up to All Hallows Eve, aka Halloween. It is a time to remember the dead. And some believe it is a time for the dead to visit us. Over the centuries, however, October 31st changed into something…

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Pet-Friendly Travel Ideas in Fairfax County

My little girl is 12 years old now. Like her mother, she is curious, loves the outdoors and likes to watch people. Unlike most tweens, however, my mere existence doesn’t mortify her. Instead, she loves being seen with me, is very polite to strangers and will even do public displays of affection. My…

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How to Get On the Water in Fairfax County

It would be nearly impossible to visit Fairfax County without noticing it. We are practically encircled by it. And, within that circle, there’s even more, bearing names like Accotink, Anne and Audubon. We celebrate driving alongside it. We recommend eating besides it. And we definitely think you…

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Navigating Fairfax County By Car

Growing up, my family’s life was dominated by the “best way” to get from Point A to Point B. My dad was an Air Force navigator, so it makes sense. He’d spend hours studying maps, figuring out the fast route, the scenic route, the interesting route, etc. It prepared me well for living in the…

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Tap Into the Teen Scene in Fairfax County

So you’ve brought your teen to Northern Virginia. Now what? The good news is there are a plethora of things to do that BOTH you and your teen will enjoy (though maybe for different reasons.) Better yet, most of them have interactive or educational aspects that will make you feel like a very…

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More Than Meets the Eye: Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House

There are historic homes you tour and cross off your list. And then there are historic homes you return to time and again because there are so many fascinating things to learn and do. Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House fits into the latter category. To begin with, it’s not just one historic home. It’s…

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Transformed By Spring - Spring Flowers in Virginia

The buds on my pear tree are preparing to burst. Daffodils and hyacinth are pushing up through the ground. And perennial herbs are regenerating in the garden. As winter’s chill retreats, the entire National Capital Area is being transformed by spring. Of course, the famous transformation is when…

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